Version Effective: 2nd of August, 2021
Version Effective: 2nd of August, 2021

PDC92499 - Small Business Essentials Toolkit

Course Details

Course Summary

This Small Business Essentials Toolkit is a collection of 12 micro-credentials covering the range of knowledge and skills for the Small Business owner / Entrepreneur in establishing, managing and building growth and sustainability in a small business. The suite also meets the professional development and upskilling for teachers who teach the Australian Curriculum Business stream.

The micro-credential suite includes the following micro-credentials listed as a suggested study work plan:

  1. Business Fundamentals for Small Business Owners
  2. Accounting Fundamentals for Small Business Entrepreneurs
  3. Consumer Behaviour Fundamentals
  4. Marketing Strategies (Online) for Small Business Entrepreneurs
  5. Creating Work Culture as a Small Business Entrepreneur
  6. Social Media for Small Business
  7. Building your Personal and Professional Profile
  8. Marketing Plan Essentials for Small Business Entrepreneurs
  9. Supply Chain Fundamentals in Small Business
  10. Innovation for Small Business
  11. STP (Segmentation, Targeting and Positioning) model/process for Small Business
  12. Business Plan Fundamentals for Small Business Owners.

There is scope for this suite to be offered as a face to face workshop opportunity based on client demand.

This online micro-credential provides a non-creditable micro-credential and digital badge which can be shared to your social networks and displayed in your professional portfolio.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements to enrol in this micro-credential. It is relevant for anyone wishing to develop or update their skills in operating a Small Business.

Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Professional Development)
Student Availability
  • Domestic
  • International
Fees
Application Mode
  • Other
How to Apply
For direct access to the micro-credential, visit our Learning Management Site: Be Different
 
 
 
Simply set up an account on the site to pay and access the micro-credential you wish to study.
Study Area
  • Business, Accounting and Law
  • Information Technology and Digital Media
  • Work and Study Preparation
Skill Area
  • Accountancy
  • Banking and Finance
  • Business Services
  • Community Services
  • Education Support
  • General Education and Training
  • Information Technology
  • Public Sector
  • Wholesale and Retail

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

This micro-credential provides professional upskilling for Indigenous Business owners, or those wishing to develop their business skills.

Undertaking this micro-credential enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the micro-credential, students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, a non-creditable micro-credential (Digital Badge) and a Certificate of Completion.

Course Structures

Study Mode Definitions

  • Mixed Mode courses are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools and/or workshops.
  • Online courses are delivered using online resources only.
  • On-campus courses are delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching at CQUniversity campuses.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

Select a course structure below to view the delivery details , including the different study modes offered for each structure.

Standard Micro-credential Structure

24 hours of study offered as 12 two-hour modules on Small Business topics:

  1. Business Fundamentals for Small Business Owners
  2. Accounting Fundamentals for Small Business Entrepreneurs
  3. Consumer Behaviour Fundamentals
  4. Marketing Strategies (Online) for Small Business Entrepreneurs
  5. Creating Work Culture as a Small Business Entrepreneur
  6. Social Media for Small Business
  7. Building your Personal and Professional Profile
  8. Marketing Plan Essentials for Small Business Entrepreneurs
  9. Supply Chain Fundamentals in Small Business
  10. Innovation for Small Business
  11. STP (Segmentation, Targeting and Positioning) model/process for Small Business
  12. Business Plan Fundamentals for Small Business Owners.
  • Online
No units are associated with this course


Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Define the knowledge and skills required to successfully operate a Small Business
  2. Identify the legal elements and obligations when establishing and managing a Small Business
  3. Apply basic financial management concepts and tools in business management
  4. Develop a marketing plan for your business using principles of marketing and utilising contemporary marketing tools.

Assessment

Online quiz for each module

Professional profile development

 

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